Freesound Blog

Barcelona Confinement Soundscape

[Guest Blog post by  Ilaria Sartori and Gianni Ginesi] Dear fellow Freesounders, May we introduce Barcelona Confinement Soundscape, a collaborative soundmap and soundscape-related network of researchers, artists and neighbors who stay home and actively listen, record and reflect on soundscape … Continue reading → Read Full Entry

15 years of Freesound!

Today, 5th of April 2020, is the 15th anniversary of Freesound. Incredible, isn’t it? we couldn’t have imagined, when it all started back in 2005, that Freesound would become such a reference website for sharing Creative Commons sounds, worldwide. Freesound … Continue reading → Read Full Entry

Sustainability Report 2019

Dear Freesounders, Last year we started the tradition of publishing a sustainability report to give you an update about how things are going in the Freesound world sustainability-wise, and to give you more insight about how do we work and … Continue reading → Read Full Entry

Recording Foley for Beginners on a Budget

[Guest Blog post by João Janz] Before we Start… With this post I’m aiming to try and help anyone who wants to start recording foley sounds and doesn’t have a huge budget. It’ll be a simple list of do’s and … Continue reading → Read Full Entry

The Elementary Wave: creating ambient wave/pads/soundscapes

[Guest blog post by Erokia] Ambient Waves/Soundscapes/Elementary Wave: These types of sounds are mostly designed to add color or atmosphere to scenes in film, music, or many other possible scenarios. Objectively, they can universally fit into almost any project or musically add … Continue reading → Read Full Entry

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"i love you" surrounded by two giggles, processed in GIMP with Lens Distortion using conversion discussed in https://github.com/ImageMagick/ImageMagick/discussions/2076

2 more sounds from humanfobia in the last 48 hours
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The latter part of a spring storm from my porch. Wind chimes can be heard throughout.

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Sound of an empty soda can being dropped in an empty room. Natural reverb, only editing done was to remove ...

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